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I’ve made a huge effort to learn Spanish over the last couple years. My Spanish has came a long way and its very rewarding to now be able to make some jokes in the locker room with guys that 3 years ago I would have never been able to speak with.
San Jose Earthquakes
We have used Zoom and we started two different group texts in WhatsApp.
One with the entire coaching staff and the other with just the players.
It has been a great help thus far despite the limitations.
I’ve done my best to focus on getting a little bit better every day.
In times of uncertainty, the most important thing to do is focus only on what you can control. I can control how I train physically and mentally so I concern myself with that.
I cannot control external factors so I do not worry myself with that.
I’ve made a huge effort to learn Spanish over the last couple years.
My Spanish has came a long way and its very rewarding to now be able to make some jokes in the locker room with guys that 3 years ago I would have never been able to speak with.
It brings everyone closer together and has been a great added skill of mine to learn.
Its very important!
Northern California has a ton of talented soccer players and the homegrown rule allows teams to take advantage of that and give young players time to develop and maximize their potential.
This ensures the best developmental practice for local players and I am glad to have benefited from it.
The leadership starts with Matias and his coaching staff. They have an incredible ability to positively impact the locker room.
I recognized what they were doing and I wanted everyone to know that things were going to change.
This is the most incredible coaching staff I’ve ever worked with and I feel very fortunate to be able to go into 2021 with this group.
It was a pleasure to have interviewed Tommy Thompson of the San Jose Earthquakes, who provided great insight on how to turn negative situations into a positive. Whether it is related to COVID or the results of the team, he has been a leader on and off the field for the franchise. He has provided a spark as an upcoming young talent has helped build on the culture that will lead San Jose to more success. Being able to navigate tough situations is an important part of being in the sports industry and Tommy has taken the lead on this in his own regard.